Free snacks are back on United Airlines beginning today, with thousands of customers enjoying the scent of cinnamon and caramel as they indulge in complimentary stroopwafels — Dutch-made toasted waffle treats.
The airline will offer an Asian-style snack mix of rice crackers, sesame sticks and wasabi peas, or a zesty ranch mix of mini pretzel sticks, Cajun corn sticks and ranch soy nuts.
United is serving up the complimentary snacks to economy-cabin customers on flights within North America, to and from Central America and between Honolulu and Guam.
United will continue to offer Choice Menu items for purchase or complimentary economy-cabin meals, depending on length of flight and location. The airline will introduce illycaffe´s scuro dark roast this summer on flights worldwide.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of nearly 5,000 flights a day to 342 airports across six continents. The common stock of United´s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.